MARGATE WI

MARGATE WI

Calendar

Have a Try January (via Zoom)

14 January 2021, 7.30pm: Gin tasting (alcohol-free option available). Will you go try or dry this January? Guests welcome - contact us for details.

Our Birthday Bash (via Zoom)

11 February 2021, 7.30pm: And now we are six! Join our online birthday bash with fun and games... more to revealed soon!

Yemzi (via Zoom)

11 March 2021, 7.30pm: We meet Elizabeth-Yemi Akingbade, founder of fashion brand, Yemzi. Taking inspiration from the iconography, colours and patterns derived from West Africa, Yemzi produces luxury eco-conscious clothing and accessories. Elizabeth-Yemi will be sharing her design skills and experience with young girls from marginalised backgrounds through workshops. Guests welcome - contact us for details.

Make a Match (via Zoom)

8 April 2021, 7.30pm: NFWI's campaign, Make a Match, seeks to promote stem cell registry within the UK. We hear from those who have directly benefitted from this life-saving transplant. Guests welcome - contact us for details.

Sex, Secrets, Scandal and Salacious Gossip of the Royal Court (via Zoom)

13 May 2021, 7.30pm: Sarah Slater, State Apartment Warder, Tour Guide and Guide Lecturer at Hampton Court Palace, joins us with scandalous secrets and salacious gossip of the Royal Court from 1660 to 1830. Guests welcome - contact us for details.

Treasure Hunt (NOT via Zoom!!)

10 June 2021, 7.30pm: All being well, we will be hosting a treasure hunt around Margate town centre with prizes for the winning team. Teams will be in groups of six. Guests welcome - contact us for details. 

Beach Meet

8 July 2021, 7.30pm: Our Annual Beach Meet on Margate Main Sands. Join us for a fish 'n' chips supper and our infamous sandcastle building competition! Members only.

Hula Hooping

12 August 2021, 7.30pm: Join us in Dane Park for a beginners hula hoop workshop lead by local hooper, This Bean Spins. Guests welcome - contact us for details.

A Non-Distanced Social

9 September 2021, 7.30pm: We are thrilled to be returning to our usual meeting place of Cliffs this month. Join us for a social catch up over drinks and nibbles as we reflect on the past 18 months and look ahead to the future.

Murky Margate

14 October 2021, 7.30pm: Learn more about Margate's murky past with a fascinating talk on its varied history combining true crime, murder and death. Guests welcome - contact us for details.

AGM & Christmas Crafting

11 November 2021, 7.30pm: It's our Annual General Meeting plus we'll getting in the festive spirit with some Christmas crafting. Guests welcome - contact us for details.

Christmas Fayre

4 December 2021, 11am-5pm: Join Margate WI and Thanet’s finest makers and local businesses for festive fun at our annual Christmas Fayre. Stallholders - contact us for booking details.

Christmas Party

9 December 2021, 7.30pm: Fun, frolics and festivities at our annual Christmas party... more details coming soon! Guests welcome - contact us for details.

Unless otherwise stated, all our monthly meetings are held at our usual venue – Cliffs on Northdown Road, Margate. More information on each event can be found on our Facebook page. 

Visitors are welcome to attend our monthly meetings up to three times. Read Join Us for details.